Early life of Andy Murray
Andrew "Andy" Murray (born 15 May 1987 in Dunblane, Scotland. Murray began playing tennis at age three. He grew up with tennis and football, and was even proposed that the Rangers play. In 2003 he won his first futures tournament in Glasgow. In 2004 he won four tournaments. He won the junior title that year at the U.S. Open (against Sergiy Stakhovsky ) and got to the tournament semifinals in doubles with his brother Jamie.
Career of Andy Murray
Andy Murray made his debut as an 18-year-old on the ATP tour in 2005, and left the junior tour, where he had had great success. The highlight was a win in the Junior U.S. Open 2004. Following the successful debut season, he finished ranked in 64th place, an improvement of more than 300 investments. This season's highlights was the final scene in Bangkok , where there was loss to Roger Federer and win over former British number one Tim Henman, one month later. That same year, 2005, he became the youngest British Davis Cup player (17 years, 293 days) when he took part in the match against Israel. The tournament in San Jose in 2006 took the shots his first ATP title. In the finals he defeated Lleyton Hewitt with a 2-6, 6-1, 7-6, after having saved two match balls. The Cincinnati Masters tournament, he defeated a surprise world number one Roger Federer and became one of the two players who did so in 2006. He then advanced to the quarterfinals, but lost to Andy Roddick. The success meant that Murray at year end was ranked in 17th place.
In 2007 at Australian Open Murray fell in the fourth round against Rafael Nadal 3-2 in sets. Afterward, Murray said it was his best game of his career. The next appearance he made in San Jose. In a tight final against Ivo Karlovic was shot in the end as the final winner and defending his title. The success resulted in an improved ranking, and 13 April was ranked Andrew Murray in tenth place in the world, his best finish so far. In St. Petersburg Murray took third career title.
The shots started 2008 by winning the race in Doha, and took fifth career title in Marseille a month later. Scotsman defeated the world number one Roger Federer in the first round of the ATP tournament in Dubai and are now 2-1 in the meanings meetings against him. In August in Cincinnati won Murray's first Masters title ever by finale defeat Novak Djokovic for the second time in his career. The victory made Murray advanced to 6th place in the rankings. The hitherto best ever for him.The U.S. Open was Murray reached the final against defending champion Roger Federer. It was his first Grand Slam final of his career. In the semifinals he defeated, somewhat surprisingly, the world number one Rafael Nadal after four sets. He lost the final in straight sets and Federer took his fifth consecutive hence the title of the tournament. In the final scene grew Murray in the world ranking from place six to fourth place is his best to date listing.
Murray started the season 2009 very well by the first ATP tournament of the year, Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha, bring home the victory. He finals defeated Andy Roddick in setsiffrorna 6-4, 6-2.The Australian Open was Murray won in the first three rounds easily in less merited resistance. Murray, however, surprisingly failed to Fernando Verdasco in the fourth round. Murray took his second title of year in the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam , Netherlands. The 500 Series tournament won Murray in a very groovy finals over world number one Rafael Nadal. The match went to three sets and finally ended 6-3, 4-6, 6-0.
In 2010 Murray reached the singles final of the Australian Open semifinals in win over Rafael Nadal. In the final he was defeated by Roger Federer in three sets of numbers 3-6, 4-6, 6-7.Murray participated in the British Davis Cup team from 2005 to 2009. In total he played 17 matches of which he won 11, of which 10 in singles.
Profile and Biodata of Andy Murray
Full Name: Andrew (" Andy ") Murray
Nationality: United Kingdom
Birthday: 15th May 1987( In Dunblane, Scotland)
Size: 190 cm
Weight: 84 kg
1st Professional season: 2005
Game manual: Right, two-handed backhand
Prize money: 16,462,353 U.S. dollars
Career record: 296:103
Career titles: 17
Highest ranking: 2 (17 August 2009)
Current position: 4
Career record: 34:47
Career titles: 1
Highest ranking: 82 (21 March 2011)
Current position: 89